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How High Are Beer Taxes in Your State?


March 22, 2016 — Tax treatment of beer varies widely across the U.S., ranging from a low of $0.02 per gallon in Wyoming to a high of $1.29 per gallon in Tennessee.

Scott Drenkard of the Tax Foundation, a non-partisan, non-profit research organization that has monitored tax and spending policy at the federal, state and local levels since 1937, crunched the numbers.  Drenkard is no slouch when it comes to tax analysis.  His analyses have been widely featured in leading media outlets including The Economist, The Wall Street Journal and Washington Post, Fox News, CNN, ABC, CBS, NPR and many others.  He has testified before the Senate Finance Committee and even appeared briefly in House of Cards.

Check out the map to see where your state lies on the beer tax spectrum.

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